Gadgets powered by our clothing!

Sick of the short battery life of your gadgets? Constantly having to check that they’re powered up before you head out? Well, running out of juice whilst in the field could soon be a thing of the past. US scientists are getting close to generating functional power via the piezoelectric effect, by weaving nanofibres into our clothing:

The nano-generators, as the technology is known, consist of pairs of fibres that look similar to tiny, bendable bottle-brushes. At the core of each…

Gadgets powered by our clothing!

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